New specialized school opens in the district of Slough
A new special school offering pre-school education and special education Key Stage 1 for children aged three to seven with autism, complex communication and sensory needs has opened in Slough.
Hillingdon Manor School will teach 35 students from Slough, the Royal Borough and more remote areas of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Surrey.
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The school was opened in response to growing regional demand for specialist services and will offer small class sizes of between six and ten children, supported by a teacher and two teaching assistants in each class.
Commenting on the importance of her openness, Abigail Davis, Education Manager, said: “For a child with autism, entering a new environment can be a difficult experience, can impact their behavior and trigger disruption.
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“We provide our children with appropriate autism education and support at key developmental stages that equip them with essential social skills and prepare them for life beyond school and in society.
“Our multidisciplinary therapy team working at Upton Grange, Yiewsley Grange and Hillingdon Manor allows us to share consistent knowledge about a child as they progress through our Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 arrangements. , 4 and 5, and to provide them with the tools to self-regulate and thrive.